Kids are expensive. Your fun doesn’t have to be!
Find spring blooms. Included in our roundup are free spots like Tryon Creek, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Happy Valley Library and Laurelhurst Park.
Bird Watch. Join Hillsboro Parks on their weekly Nature at Noon program on Wednesdays, for bird watchers of all ages and experience.
Build Something. Register for a Free Kids Build at Lowes! These monthly events fill up fast, but you can also register to pick up a free kit to take home.
Celebrate Earth Day. The annual Earth Day Event at The Oregon Garden is back! Free admission.
Hear a Story. Story times are back, too! Head to Wilsonville Public Library for Family Storytime at the Barn or a variety of story times at the main branch of Beaverton Library or Murray Scholls location. Not ready for gathering? Listen to a virtual storytime with West Linn librarians or Virtual Native Story Hour with Karen Kitchen (Osage Nation).
Hunt for Bunnies. Bridgeport Village is hosting a silly spring bunny scavenger hunt with prizes for kids ages 10 and under.
Ride a Bike. Check out these kid-friendly bike paths. They’re also great for roller skates.
See a Waterfall. We love Hardy Falls and Wahclella Falls, and both are easy to access with kids. Feeling more ambitious? Go on a day trip to the Trail of Ten Falls, the “crown jewel” of Oregon trails.
Bake for Kids in Foster Care. Check out this kid-friendly volunteer opportunity you can do from the comfort of your own kitchen.
Keep Teens Busy. TeenForce is a free, after school program at five community centers around the city and is available for youth ages 10 to 20. The pass includes access to designated open swims, gyms and more.